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Rojas hits 3 home runs, Dbacks outslug Cubs in HR derby 10-6

May. 20, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — On a perfect day to play home run derby at Wrigley Field, the big winner was Josh Rojas. Rojas launched his first three longballs of the season and the Arizona Diamondbacks powered past the Chicago Cubs 10-6 Friday. With a strong wind blowing out on a...

Zac Gallen, Daulton Varsho lead Diamondbacks past Cubs 3-1

May. 20, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It was a grind for Zac Gallen. An impressive one. Especially at the very end. Gallen pitched five effective innings, Daulton Varsho homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night, stopping a six-game slide. ...

Diamondbacks place C Jose Herrera on injured list

May. 19, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks placed catcher Jose Herrera on the injured list Thursday without a designation, indicating a potential COVID-19 issue with the team. The move with Herrera comes one day after left-hander Kyle Nelson and outfielder Cooper Hummel were placed on...

Cubs activate pitcher Marcus Stroman from COVID-19 list

May. 19, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated right-hander Marcus Stroman from the COVID-19 injured list on Thursday. Stroman was slated to start opener of the team's four-game series against Arizona. In his previous appearance, he tossed seven scoreless innings against Milwaukee on...

LEADING OFF: Mets' Scherzer set for MRI on sore left side

May. 19, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ MAX CONCERN Mets ace Max Scherzer is scheduled for an MRI a day after pulling himself from a start with discomfort in his left side. The three-time Cy Young Award winner signaled...

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Stroman coming off COVID list vs Dbacks

May. 18, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ STRO’S A GO Marcus Stroman (1-3, 5.13 ERA) is set to come off the COVID-19 injured list and start for the Cubs against Arizona. The right-hander hasn’t pitched since May 1, when he...

Cubs shut out Pirates for 2nd straight night, 7-0

May. 17, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Keegan Thompson combined with three relievers on a five-hitter, and the Chicago Cubs shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight game, a 7-0 win Tuesday night that extended their winning streak to a season-best four. Jonathan Villar hit a go-ahead, solo...

Cubs place Heyward on IL with no designation, recall Hughes

May. 17, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the injured list with no designation and selected left-handed pitcher Brandon Hughes from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday. Manager David Ross said Heyward is “doing OK” and added “he had some real stuff” that...

Contreras hits 1st-inning slam, Cubs beat Pirates 9-0

May. 16, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras led off with a double and became a rare leadoff hitter with a first-inning grand slam as the Chicago Cubs burst to an eight-run lead and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-0 on Monday night. Contreras became the 10th leadoff hitter since 1901 with a...

Love of hockey sends Greenberg from Cubs to Blackhawks

May. 16, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Greenberg grew up watching Mario Lemieux and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played hockey all the way through the club level at the University of Pennsylvania. It's that love for the sport that prompted Greenberg to take on a unique challenge. After...